Summer Academy Blog

Max’s Manifesto

July 3, 2014

We are well into week two here at MMLA Green Mountain College, and I want to tell all of you how proud I am of all the students, especially those in the Chinese Academy. I’m not particularly interested in comparing the study of Chinese with other... read more

Can’t Stop the Beat: Spanish Academy Drums

July 3, 2014

While verbal language fills much of our time here at MMLA, another kind of communication has proven to be effective and fun for the students in the Spanish Academy: music. In addition to a Mariachi band, various chants and music videos, we welcomed... read more

The Art of Language: Arabic Academy’s Studio Day

July 3, 2014

On Wednesday afternoon, Arabic Academy students allowed their creativity to blossom through avenues of colors and depictions! During cultural activity time, Arabic teacher Majida Hourani’s taught the class how to create and fashion unique pieces of... read more

Another journée fantastique with the French Academy!

July 2, 2014

Today we had a full plate of activities. Students continued to work hard in their morning lessons and afternoon cultural classes (this week features subjects such as Francophone Music, Normandy and French communities in America like Quebec and... read more

Classroom Perspective

July 2, 2014

I had the pleasure of visiting various classes this morning to observe the students in their own learning environment. I was able to see all three academies in action and was surprised at the level of comprehension in each class! I was very impressed by... read more